Test – 8: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016)

Test – 8: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 09 January 2015 Click on the below questions and answer each within the word limit specified before each question. 1) Critics of economic reforms and liberalization measures that were introduced during early 1990s argued that these reforms were anti-poor. Do you agree? Substantiate. …

10) Do you think that Mao Zedong and the Communist Party of China were successful in liberating China and laying the basis for its current success? Comment.

Test – 8: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 09 January 2015 10) Do you think that Mao Zedong and the Communist Party of China were successful in liberating China and laying the basis for its current success? Comment. (200 Words) NCERT,  Class XI, Themes in World History, Theme  12

4) The first phase of land reforms saw the abolition of land intermediaries such as zamindars and jagirdars. Critically discuss how this first phase was implemented, the challenges governments faced and weaknesses in its implementation.

Test – 8: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 09 January 2015 4) The first phase of land reforms saw the abolition of land intermediaries such as zamindars and jagirdars. Critically discuss how this first phase was implemented, the challenges governments faced and weaknesses in its implementation. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, …

3) The main thrust of and the parameters within which the agriculture reform initiatives were to be taken after independence were understandably to a considerable extent laid down by the ideas and practices generated during the Indian national movement. Discuss the legacy of national movement in setting stage for post – independence agricultural reforms.

Test – 8: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 09 January 2015 3) The main thrust of and the parameters within which the agriculture reform initiatives were to be taken after independence were understandably to a considerable extent laid down by the ideas and practices generated during the Indian national movement. Discuss the …

2) “Critics of economic reforms or the liberalization and globalization process have seen in this path of development a threat to India’s sovereignty , of India moving towards virtually a neo-colonial direction of dependent development, abandoning the Nehruvian consensus of growth with selfreliance and equity.” Critically comment.

Test – 8: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 09 January 2015 2) “Critics of economic reforms or the liberalization and globalization process have seen in this path of development a threat to India’s sovereignty , of India moving towards virtually a neo-colonial direction of dependent development, abandoning the Nehruvian consensus of …

1) Critics of economic reforms and liberalization measures that were introduced during early 1990s argued that these reforms were anti-poor. Do you agree? Substantiate.

Test – 8: Mains Self Study – 2016 (Mission – 2016) Archives TIMETABLE 09 January 2015 1) Critics of economic reforms and liberalization measures that were introduced during early 1990s argued that these reforms were anti-poor. Do you agree? Substantiate. (200 Words) Bipan Chandra, India Since Independence, Chapter – 27

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 09 January 2016 Archives Paper 1 Topic: Salient features of Indian society; Art and culture. Jallikattu in T.N., bullock cart race in Maharashtra cleared The Centre has issued a notification to permit jallikattu, Tamil Nadu’s traditional bull-taming sport, ahead of the Pongal festival. The order permits jallikattu — and bullock cart …

Insights into Editorial: Save Security from the Establishment

Insights into Editorial: Save Security from the Establishment 09 January 2016 Article Link Even with prior intelligence information India was not able to prevent terror attacks on Pathankot airbase recently. Same was the case with 26/11 Mumbai attacks. Those who were supposed to act on the terror alerts, those who were supposed to guard the …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 09 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Post – independence consolidation 1) “On January 10, 1966, the Tashkent Declaration brought an inconclusive war to an inconclusive end.” Elaborate and also examine …

6) “It is time to finally accept the reality and move forward on a broad sweep of reforms in the security establishment. This could be done at three levels — parliamentary oversight, a well-defined national security doctrine and a national security strategy to implement the doctrine, and, finally, an independent federal commission of accountability on security matters.” Elaborate.

Topic:Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. 6) “It is time to finally accept the reality and move forward on a broad sweep of reforms in the security establishment. This could be done at three levels — parliamentary oversight, a well-defined national security doctrine and a national security strategy …